Carries and Kye (Courting Among the Kye)

DESCRIPTION: The singer hears a lad and lass talking. He is courting her; she tries to hold him back, pointing out that she is still young and that she has no dowry. She offers to introduce him to another. He says he wants none but her; they marry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: love courting dowry marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Greig #6, p. 2, "Cauries and Kye" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 878, "Carries and Kye," GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "Carries and Kye" (19 texts, 12 tunes)
Ord, pp. 37-39, "Courting Among the Kye" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #3785
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Ox May Droon in the Meadow
File: Ord037

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